Hi, Arun ji,
Btw, are you interested in Indian Flora which is also closely related to butterflies, birds, other aspects etc.? If so, why don't you join ‘efloraofindia’ e-group (more than 1580 members & 66,000 messages on 30.3.11) & interact a bit about our flora & bring beauties from your lens, if any? Efloraofindia (eFI in short) is the largest google e-group in the world in this field & the largest nature related e-group (and the most constructive) in India devoted to creating awareness, helping in identification etc. along with discussion on & documentation of Indian Flora.
Efloraofindia (eFI in short) website (https://sites.google.com/site/efloraofindia/home) helps in documenting flora of India that is being discussed on efloraofindia google e-group along with supplementing the working of the group. A species database has also been created here family wise & then followed genus wise. Intent of this database is compilation of all the posts on 'efloraofindia' e- group so that it’s useful to all concerned as all the data about a particular species will be available under a single head & easily searchable. More than four thousand & five hundred species' pages of seed plants, ferns, fungi & others are available with details for those species which have already been discussed in effloraofindia e-group.
Should I add you as a member?
If so, please let me know, which one of the four options you want, from given below, as at present on an average around 100 messages (in around 30 mails) per day are received:
‘Email - send each message as it arrives’ option,
‘No Email; read this group on the web’ option,
‘Abridged Email; send a summary of new activity each day’ option or
‘Digest Email; send all new messages in a single daily email’ option.
You can also visit & join ‘efloraofindia’ by clicking at http://groups.google.com/group/indiantreepix.
Pl. also mention your full name, occupation (optionally: qualification, professional attachments etc.) and place & why do you want to become a member?
You can also forward it to anybody interested.--
'Creating awareness of Indian Flora & Fauna'
The whole world uses my Image Resource of more than a thousand species & eight thousand images of Birds, Butterflies, Plants etc. (arranged alphabetically & place-wise): http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:J.M.Garg. You can also use them for free as per Creative Commons license attached with each image.For identification, learning, discussion & documentation of Indian Flora, please visit/ join our Efloraofindia Google e-group: http://groups.google.co.in/group/indiantreepix (more than 1580 members & 66,000 messages on 30/3/11) or Efloraofindia website: https://sites.google.com/site/efloraofindia/ (with a species database of around 4500 species)